DGFT Notifications

DGFT & TCS—Awardees for worst implementation of software in the world?

DGFT - The DGFT is a facilitator & TCS the chosen implementer for the DGFT platform. TCS is a multi-billion-dollar company operating worldwide but it appears that while working with the Indian bureaucracy the best hit the bottom & bite the dust & this seems to be the case. Granting status recognition should not require any applicatio...

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Expectations from New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-26

DGFT - Whole of the Trade & Industry is looking forward towards New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-26 on the background of the dream of Hon Prime Minister to make Indian Economy $ 5 Trillion by 2025 and appeal to the citizens be “Vocal for Local” and “Be Local and Go Global”. Ministry of Commerce is now with […]...

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DGFT, TCS & Certificate of Supplies from SEZ: Height of Incompetence?

DGFT - When DGFT chose TCS to revamp the website/platform, I was very happy that at least for once, this combination will make the life of the exporters better. However, my happiness was shattered just by the purposeless complications in the design of the website/platform whereas the earlier DGFT website was very plain & simple. I had [&hell...

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Appeal v Review v SCN: Chaos created by DGFT

DGFT - Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) was introduced under the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 with the objective to promote and encourage the export of services from India. Under this scheme, the exporters of notified services are rewarded at the rates specified under Appendix 3D. The incentive is provided in the form of a duty [&h...

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IMPORTANT | RoDTEP Scheme from 01st January 2021

DGFT - As we all are aware that the Government was in discussion for the introduction of a new benefit of ​​Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) on merchandise exports replacing the existing ​​Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) Scheme. In relation to the same, the Ministry of Finance has recently issued a...

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Shri Piyush Goyal launches “DGFT Trade Facilitation App”

DGFT - Shri Piyush Goyal launches ‘DGFT Trade Facilitation App’ for Providing instant access to Exporters/Importers any-time any-where; Shri Goyal says Trade facilitation App is READY for Industry 4.0; App is a symbol of India’s Idea of Aatmanirbharta – Making governance easy, economical & accessible Calls for developing Gove...

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Cabinet approves Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry

DGFT - Cabinet approved the Central Sector Scheme - 'Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI) to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India's natural resource endowment and support Indian brands of food products in the international markets with an outlay of Rs. 10900 crore....

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Engagement of Young Professionals in DGFT – 2021

DGFT - ADVERTISEMENT FOR ENGAGEMENT OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS DURING 2021 IN  DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, NEW DELHI. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), with headquarters at New Delhi, is an attached office of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and is headed by Director General of ...

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DGFT Update | MEIS for 2019-20 & 2020-21 | New DGFT Policy & Portal

DGFT - Please find below synopsis of recent important updates issued by DGFT for your quick reference: ​​Office Memorandum: F. No. 605/58/2015-DBK (Pt. II) dated 12 Nov 2020: The MEIS, introduced in April 2015, will be wound up by 31 December 2020. The government has already announced the Remission of Duty or Taxes on Export Products (RoDTEP...

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List of Export Promotion Councils Affiliated to Department of Commerce

DGFT - Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) are organizations of exporters, set up under the Societies Registration Act/ Companies Act, with the objective of promoting Indian exports....

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SC Sustains Imposition of Restrictions on Import of Peas & Pulses

Union of India Vs Agricas LLP and Others etc. (Supreme Court of India) - Union of India Vs Agricas LLP and Others etc. (Supreme Court) In the instant case, the Writ Petition is filed by challenging the imposition of restrictions on import of Peas and pulses. As per petitioner, the notifications issued by the DGFT had the effect of modifying or amending the EXIM policy as...

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DGFT cannot Restriction Advance Authorisation through Public Notice

M. D. Overseas Limited Vs Union of India And Ors. (Delhi High Court) - The issue under consideration is whether the Public notice issued by DGFT for restricting the issuance of Advance Authorisation is justified in law?...

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Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs Dr. T.M. Kuriachan (Kerala High Court) - If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s. 158BD is correct, then certainly the review has to be allowed as Manish Maheshwari's case (supra) has no application. We, therefore, allow the review petition by recalli...

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JNCH: Submission of documents for specified items of work through e-mail

Public Notices No. 35/2021-JNCH - (20/04/2021) - OFFICE OF THE PR. COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS– I), APPRAISING MAIN (IMPORT) JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, SHEVA, TAL- URAN, DISTRICT- RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA-400707 (email : [email protected] Telephone No: 022-27244979) फा सं/FN. S/22-Gen-20/2020-21/AM (I)/JNCH Dated: 20.04.2021 PUBL...

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Miscellaneous functionalities/changes enabled in ICES

Public Notice No. 33/2021- JNCH - (15/04/2021) - Option to Retransmit Shipping Bills to RBI: Instances have been received from the trade where shipping bills details do not get reflected in RBI System (EDPMS) at times, creating difficulties in foreign exchange receipts by them. For resolving such issues, an option has been enabled for the field o...

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Additional quantity of sugar notified for export to UK under TRQ upto 30.09.2021

Notification No. 01/2015-2020 - (13/04/2021) - Director General of Foreign Trade hereby allocates additional quantity of 3675.13 Metric Ton of Raw/Refined Sugar, under Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) to UK for the year 2020-21 (Upto September 30, 2021)....

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Govt Prohibits Exports of Remdesivir till COVID situation improves

Notification No. 01/2015-2020 - (11/04/2021) - The export of Injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) falling under the ITCHS Codes specified above or falling under any other HS Code has been prohibited, with immediate effect....

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Late cut for MEIS applications for exports made in Financial Year 2019-20

Public Notice No. 53/2015-2020-DGFT - (09/04/2021) - A relaxation in the late cut provisions have been provided for Shipping bill (s) of the period 01.04.2019 to 31.03.2020 , so that if such shipping bills are submitted on or before 30.09.2021, for an MEIS claim, no late cut would be applicable....

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JNCH: Submission of documents for specified items of work through e-mail

Public Notices No. 35/2021-JNCH 20/04/2021

OFFICE OF THE PR. COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS– I), APPRAISING MAIN (IMPORT) JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, SHEVA, TAL- URAN, DISTRICT- RAIGAD, MAHARASHTRA-400707 (email : [email protected] Telephone No: 022-27244979) फा सं/FN. S/22-Gen-20/2020-21/AM (I)/JNCH Dated: 20.04.2021 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. – 35/2021 DIN- 20210...

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Miscellaneous functionalities/changes enabled in ICES

Public Notice No. 33/2021- JNCH 15/04/2021

Option to Retransmit Shipping Bills to RBI: Instances have been received from the trade where shipping bills details do not get reflected in RBI System (EDPMS) at times, creating difficulties in foreign exchange receipts by them. For resolving such issues, an option has been enabled for the field officers under AMEND role in ICES to retr...

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Additional quantity of sugar notified for export to UK under TRQ upto 30.09.2021

Notification No. 01/2015-2020 13/04/2021

Director General of Foreign Trade hereby allocates additional quantity of 3675.13 Metric Ton of Raw/Refined Sugar, under Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) to UK for the year 2020-21 (Upto September 30, 2021)....

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Shri Piyush Goyal launches “DGFT Trade Facilitation App”

Shri Piyush Goyal launches ‘DGFT Trade Facilitation App’ for Providing instant access to Exporters/Importers any-time any-where; Shri Goyal says Trade facilitation App is READY for Industry 4.0; App is a symbol of India’s Idea of Aatmanirbharta – Making governance easy, economical & accessible Calls for developing Gove...

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Govt Prohibits Exports of Remdesivir till COVID situation improves

Notification No. 01/2015-2020 11/04/2021

The export of Injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) falling under the ITCHS Codes specified above or falling under any other HS Code has been prohibited, with immediate effect....

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Late cut for MEIS applications for exports made in Financial Year 2019-20

Public Notice No. 53/2015-2020-DGFT 09/04/2021

A relaxation in the late cut provisions have been provided for Shipping bill (s) of the period 01.04.2019 to 31.03.2020 , so that if such shipping bills are submitted on or before 30.09.2021, for an MEIS claim, no late cut would be applicable....

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DGFT & TCS—Awardees for worst implementation of software in the world?

The DGFT is a facilitator & TCS the chosen implementer for the DGFT platform. TCS is a multi-billion-dollar company operating worldwide but it appears that while working with the Indian bureaucracy the best hit the bottom & bite the dust & this seems to be the case. Granting status recognition should not require any applicatio...

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DGFT notifies Changes in office address of Regional Authority, Ahmedabad

Public Notice No. 52 /2015-2020 07/04/2021

Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the amendment in the List of Regional Authorities and New address of Regional Authority, Ahmedabad is notified....

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Cabinet approves Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry

Cabinet approved the Central Sector Scheme - 'Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI) to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India's natural resource endowment and support Indian brands of food products in the international markets with an outlay of Rs. 10900 crore....

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Electronic filing & Issuance of Preferential CoO for India’s Exports under IMCECPA

Trade Notice No. 01/2021-2022 01/04/2021

lectronic filing and Issuance of Preferential Certificate of Origin (CoO) for India’s Exports under India-Mauritius Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (IMCECPA) w.e.f. 01st April 2021...

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